Speakers List - Energy Risk Europe


Torsten Amelung

Managing Director

Statkraft Markets GmbH

Torsten Amelung, Managing Director, Statkraft Markets GmbH

Dan Edgerton

Head of Hedging and Portfolio Risk


Dan Edgerton, Head of Hedging and Portfolio Risk, E.ON ENERGY MARKETS

Dan Edgerton has 17 years energy market experience. He is currently Head of Hedging and Portfolio Risk for E.ON UK where he is responsible for hedging strategies, risk analytics and third party cost forecasting.

Aviv Handler

Managing Director

ETR Advisory

Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR ADVISORY
Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy which provides advice and services to the energy and commodity markets in the understanding, preparation and implementation of European Energy and Commodity Market Regulations. He focuses focus on all streams of regulation including EMIR, REMIT, MiFiD II and CRD IV as well as applicable rules across the globe. He has domain expertise in compliance (REMIT, EMIR, MiFiD, Basel II/III, CAD, CRD IV),credit risk, commodity and energy trading (gas, power, oil), with extensive knowledge of regulation , credit, risk and ETRM systems and well as financial messaging

Paul Hallas

Brexit Project Manager


Paul Hallas, Brexit Project Manager, CENTRICA

Lawrence Haar

Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting & Finance


Lawrence Haar, Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting & Finance, LINCOLN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL

Dr Lawrence Haar is a Financial Risk Professional with international experience at Director and MD level managing Market and Credit Risk exposure to commodities and FX, gained in banking and the energy, petroleum and mining sectors. He is a subject matter expert in the valuation and modelling of complex assets/liabilities and has been a Director at Deloitte in Audit Assurance, Head of Valuation for a major energy company. He has expertise in the regulation of Financial Markets, having worked for the UK Authorities. Returning to research in the petroleum/energy sector, during 2015-16, Dr Haar was with the King Abdullah Petroleum Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In the summer of 2017, he joined the Accounting and Finance Faculty of Lincoln International Business School of Lincoln University as an Associate Professor Banking & Finance. Dr Haar completed his PhD in 2000 in Financial Economics and has published in both academic journals and the financial press.



Clemens Mann

Head Risk Management


Clemens Mann, Head Risk Management, AXPO SERVICES AG

Peter Styles

Chairman of the Electricity Committee


Since 2000 Peter has been a Board Member of the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) and Chairman of the Electricity Committee of EFET. Since 2010 he has been an Honorary Associate at Dundee University,where he is attached to the Global Faculty. His career in the 1980s and 1990s encompassed project work in upstream oil and gas, power plant development, the management of a gas pipeline business and the establishment of the first and largest pan-European energy trading business.


PANEL: Electricity trading market overview
Moderator: Peter Styles, Chairman of the Electricity Committee, EFET



Marcel Steinbach

Head of Energy Trading

BDEW German Association of Energy and Water Industries

Alberto Pototschnig



Dr. Andreas Schuler

Chief Risk Officer


Henrik Specht

Director Risk Analysis and Deputy CRO


Jasper Jorritsma

Senior Policy Advisor


Matt Wieckowski

Case Handler, DG Comp


Elisa Scarpa

Head of Market Analysis, Structuring & Pricing


Elisa Scarpa,Head of Market Analysis, Structuring & Pricing, EDISON, EDF GROUP

Elisa Scarpa is Head of Market Analysis, Structuring & Pricing at Edison, EDF Group.

Her activities concern the development of market strategies on power, oil, gas and CO2 markets, the implementation of pricing models for structured energy products and the evaluation of the optionality in Edison portfolio.
She has been working for Edison for the last 11 years.

Previously Elisa has been involved for four years in several projects at Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei in the International Energy Market Unit.
She holds a degree in Economics from Bocconi University (Milan) and a master's degree in Energy Finance and Trading from Politecnico of Milan.
She is the author of papers on commodity finance and price forecasting.
She conjugates the activity at Edison with lectures on Energy economics and Energy fondamentals and she is part of the steering committee of the Energy Analyst meeting.

Tobias Sperr

Director Hedging & Business Development


Edouard Lavillonnière

Head of Quant Team, Markets, Risks & Valuation


Edouard Lavillonnière, Head of Quant Team, Markets, Risks & Valuation, EDF

Edouard Lavillonnière is heading the « Energy & Financial Markets, Risks and Valuation » team at EDF R&D. His area of expertise runs from energy and capital markets to corporate finance topics, under quantitative approaches. He also manages the RiSE software solutions, that aims at providing quantitative tools for market risk and portfolio managers. He joined EDF Group in 2010 and occupied different positions since then in the Optimization and Finance Departments. He graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris and holds a master's degree in Economics from Paris School of Economics.